Tools and articles for redesigning school meal programs and helping students learn about food's place in our lives

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School Meals for All

California is the first state in the nation to adopt school meals for all!

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Plant-Forward Culinary Training

Empower your staff to prepare plant-forward dishes that students love with a virtual culinary training this September.

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Ingredient Guide for Better School Food Purchasing

A resource for school food leaders committed to improving the overall quality, nutritional value, and safety of school food.

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COVID-19 Return to School Planning Resources

COVID-19 planning templates, reopening protocols, and additional resources that support school nutrtition programs in return to school planning efforts.

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Rethinking school lunch guide

Rethinking School Lunch Guide

A planning framework for improving school food, supporting sustainable food systems, and teaching and integrating curriculum around food issues.

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Nourishing Students: Enrichment Activities for Grades K-5

Nourishing Students: Enrichment Activities for Grades K-5

Enrichment activities engage students in exploring the bounty of California-grown fruits and vegetables in after-school, out-of-school, and summer programs.

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